You can deter enemies from standing near their minions by setting them ablaze, due to Conflagration.
Pyroclasm bounces randomly between enemies, so try to cast it on a small group of enemies if you want to hit the same target multiple times.
You can use Brand's abilities in a variety of combinations to maximize his damage in different situations.
Cast World Ender when you are sure you can force a fight.
Crowd Control abilities like Infernal Chains or your allies' immobilizing effects will help you set up The Darkin Blade.
Use Umbral Dash while casting The Darkin Blade to increase your chances of hitting the enemy.
The Brand Aatrox synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Aatrox, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Brand sees a large worsening in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Aatrox. His KDA fell from NaN to NaN. This fall shows that Aatrox helps Brand perform not as well in competitive League matches. Yet, the small difference shows that this performance change is not very impactful.
When Brand plays on the same team as Aatrox, he gets a barely noticable drop in his total damage dealt. This change may indicate that Aatrox does not support by providing cover for him to deal more damage or that his participation also helps increase the game's duration. Similarly, when Brand is played with Aatrox on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when he plays without Aatrox. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing alongside Aatrox.
Moreover, when Brand plays with Aatrox on the same side, he usually receives a little less damage than when he fights alone. Getting dealt not as much damage could mean that Aatrox does a decent job of covering Brand in team fights.
There is no ideal champion pairing for Brand that will 100% of the time be his #1 teammate. Yet, Aatrox is a very typical companion for Brand. By playing on the same side as Brand, he decreases their win rate by -1.0% to 50.8%. This demonstrates that there is not really a strong strategic relationship between Brand and Aatrox that allows them to perform worse together than alone.
Aatrox has a lower difficulty than Brand. That means you don't need to be very careful when arranging Aatrox teammates to play with, as they will need a lower level of skill to be able to fight well with you.
Fighting cooperatively, Brand players will likely observe an overall large increase in your team’s ability to to do a lot of AP damage. When paired, these champs are able to dish out a surprising amount of magic type damage.
Conversely, by aligning Brand and Aatrox together, you will not be providing your side enough cover. Plan to bring other champions on your team that neutralizes this relative hole in this pairing's potential.
Regardless of the skill of your Aatrox ally, you need to focus on maximizing your gold income, staying alive by avoiding foolish fights, and clearing objectives. If you do this, you should do well anyway.
To truly master Brand to synergize with Aatrox during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League matches, you should keep reading to learn some more tricks and insights into this champion pairing. If you listen to the build and tips presented above, you will increase your win rate significantly.
The most crucial finished items to get in your Brand and Aatrox synergy build include Liandry's Anguish, Rylai's Crystal Scepter, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Brand used at least these three items in his build, he did a lot better as an ally of Aatrox than with many other commonly used builds. In fact, Brand had an average win rate of 50.8% when playing alongside Aatrox with this build.
To have the highest probability of defeating your oponents, Brand players should take the Dark Harvest, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Presence of Mind, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Out of all the runes we have analyed for Brand and Aatrox pairings, this set of runes resulted in the highest win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 50.8% winrate overall.
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